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  • Float across the Danube on a romantic boat ride.
  • Enjoy a private horse-carriage ride through Vienna.
  • Meet local vintners as you wind through Slovakia’s vineyards.
  • Embark on a walking tour of Bratislava with private guide.
  • Featuring expertly selected hotels.
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The rhythmic trot of your horse and the soft crunch of your carriage wheels upon cobblestones is a seductive soundtrack to accompany the stunning ancient architecture of Vienna’s charming Ringstrasse.

Here, the entire city centre is a UNESCO World Heritage site and you’ll experience all the glamour of the old world as you soak in the views from your horse-drawn carriage. You’ll also follow in the footsteps of the late Empress Elizabeth as you tour her glittering former residence and visit the elaborate Imperial Crypt where her remains rest. In Budapest, admire magnificent views over the city and Danube from the impressive Fisherman’s Bastion; feel the pace of Slovak rural life at Bratislava’s expansive vineyards; and drink in a magical view of Prague Castle as the sun sets over the ancient city.

From tasting local wine in the shadows of Bratislava’s 18th-century rococo buildings to sipping rich coffee in Vienna’s sophisticated café scene, your team of private guides will take you beneath the postcard pictures to experience the real pace of life in eastern Europe. Stay in shrines to art deco design, historic urban palaces and romantic 17th-century buildings as you embrace the innately respected historic and cultural traditions that breathe life into this unique corner of the world. ... Show More »

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Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Budapest
    Budapest
    • Transfer - Private - Airport (with Meet & Greet) - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Hungary - Welcome Package
  • Day 2 Budapest
    Budapest
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day City Tour with Matthias Church & The Fishermen's Bastion (4hrs) - Vehicle/Guide(3)
  • Day 3 Budapest to Bratislava
    Budapest to Bratislava
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver(3)
    • Budapest - Bratislava [2.5 hrs] - Train seat 1st class
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Driver-Guide(2)
    • Slovakia - Welcome Package
    • Tour - Private - 1/2 Day Walking Tour (3hrs) - Guide(15)
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 Bratislava
    Bratislava
    • Tour - Private - Small Carpathian Wine Trail - Vehicle/Driver/Guide(2)
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Bratislava to Vienna
    Bratislava to Vienna
    • Bratislava - Vienna [1 hr] - Vehicle/Driver(2)
    • Austria - Welcome Package(2)
  • Day 6 Vienna
    Vienna
    • Tour - Private - Walking Tour with Horse Carriage (2.5 hrs) - Guide(2)
  • Day 7 Vienna
    Vienna
    • Tour - Shared - Wachau - Danube Valley (8 hrs) - Coach/Guide
  • Day 8 Vienna to Prague
    Vienna to Prague
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station - Vehicle/Driver(2)
    • Vienna - Prague [5hrs] - 1st Class Ticket
    • Transfer - Private - Train Station with Meet & Greet - Vehicle/Assistant/Driver(2)
    • Czech Republic - Welcome Package(2)
  • Day 9 Prague
    Prague
    • Tour - Private - City Tour with Prague Castle (8hrs) - Vehicle/Guide/Driver(2)
  • Day 10 Prague
    Prague
    • Transfer - Private - Airport - Vehicle/Driver(2)
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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Day 1: Budapest

Enjoy a private airport transfer with an English speaking driver-guide waiting for you outside the customs with a sign with your name on it. Your representative will accompany you to your accommodation.

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Accommodation: Continental Hotel Budapest (4*)

Continental Hotel Budapest is a green oasis for guests where the stress and the noise of the big city can be totally left behind the minute they enter the hotel, blending art nouveau, art deco and modern design. The hotel is built on the site of the former legendary Hungária Spa and the historical Continental Hotel in Budapest’s city centre. The nearby Jewish Quarter with its atmospheric streets, market and cultural legacy including Europe’s largest synagogue and the Jewish Museum, together with the area’s restaurants and retro bars evoke a special mood that cannot be experienced anywhere else in the world. The Hotel features a diverse range of rooms, the exceptional ARAZ Restaurant which offers a wide selection of dishes and the Spa which is one of the largest and one of the most state-of-the-art wellness and fitness centres among Budapest hotels.

Budapest
Budapest
Continental Hotel Budapest
Continental Hotel Budapest

Day 2: Budapest

Today you will visit Matthias Church and The Fishermen’s Bastion with your own private guide on a half day city tour. Located in the Buda’s Castle District, Matthias Church was originally built in 1015. Officially named ‘the Church of Our Lady’ the building is commonly known by the name 'Matthias Church', which refers to the Hungarian King Matthias Corvinus. The Fishermen’s Bastion was built between 1895 and 1902 and features impressive towers, colonnades and embrasures. Take the opportunity to admire and photograph the magnificent view from one of its towers overlooking the city and the Danube. Entrance fees to Matthias Church and the Fisherman's Bastion are included.

Accommodation: Continental Hotel Budapest (4*)
Fishermen's Bastion
Fishermen's Bastion

Day 3: Budapest - Bratislava

A transfer between the train station and your hotel or city with a private vehicle and driver is provided.

Enjoy the train ride from Budapest to Bratislava. The journey takes approximately 2.5 hours.

Enjoy a private train station transfer with an English speaking driver-guide waiting for you on the platform with a sign with your name on it. Your representative will help you to check in and walk you through the welcome package documents.

A welcome package with your vouchers, a city map, and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Discover Bratislava and its most famous attractions on a walking tour with a private English speaking guide explaining the city’s fascinating history and culture. Learn about the former Hungary Chamber, the historical Academia Istropolitana, and the glamour of the Old Town with Primatial Palace. You will also visit Michael's Gate, Franciscan Church, St. Martin's Cathedral, the Main Square, the Old Town Hall, the Slovak National Theatre, and Reduta. Entrance fees to the Primatial Palace and St. Martin's Cathedral are included.

Accommodation: Crowne Plaza (4*)

Enjoy the clean lines and spaciousness of Crowne Plaza (4*) Bratislava. Bratislava Airport is 8km away and Vienna International Airport is 35 minutes away. You can arrive from Vienna along the River Danube, with boats taking 1 hour. Crowne Plaza Bratislava is opposite the President's grand residence on the edge of the city's pedestrianized area. Lose yourself among the Baroque colour, winsome squares, and cobbled lanes of the Old Town brought to life by burgeoning pavement cafes and charming street performers. Work out in the counter-current indoor pool and fitness centre, or book indulgent treatments in Zion Spa. Crowne Plaza Bratislava's dedicated front desk staff knows plenty of bike routes for you to explore the banks of the Danube River.

Bratislava
Bratislava
Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza

Day 4: Bratislava

Enjoy a full day private tour to the Small Carpathian Mountains, hiding the best known vineyards in Slovakia. While walking through the typical wine growing towns, to the Driny-cave or at the manufacturing plant of majolica-ceramics - you will virtually feel the colours of Slovak rural life. The biggest cellar-vaults in Central Europe as well as the unique strategic fortifications system will leave a permanent and unforgettable impression. The degustation of the most famous Slovak wines with the local vintner in a typical vintner-cellar will raise your mood and keep this excursion forever in your heart. Entrance fees to Red Stone Castle, Small Carpathians Museum, Museum of Naive Art in Pezinok, and wine tasting are included.

Accommodation: Crowne Plaza (4*)
Carpathian Mountains
Carpathian Mountains

Day 5: Bratislava - Vienna

Enjoy a private transfer from Bratislava to Vienna.

A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Accommodation: Best Western Premier Kaiserhof (4*)

The Best Western Premier Kaiserhof is centrally located on a quiet side street in the historic heart of Vienna. Here, you are only a short walk away from the Vienna State Opera, the Ringstraße, the Naschmarkt market, and the luxury shops of the Kärntner Straße and Ringstraßen Galerien mall. In their traditionally appointed rooms you will experience the historic feeling of imperial Vienna to the fullest. The Kaiserhof’s harmonious blend of tradition and modern comfort is accompanied by a fresh, vibrant styling, while everywhere you look, you will be reminded of Vienna’s glorious history. Have a classic Viennese breakfast of Kipferl and coffee, or choose from among numerous other delicacies. Guests of the Keiserhof’s may make use of their private wellness facilities, which include a fitness room, steam bath, sauna, and a solarium.

Vienna
Vienna
Best Western Premier Kaiserhof
Best Western Premier Kaiserhof

Day 6: Vienna

Acquaint yourself with Vienna's culture as you stroll through the old city on this private guided walking tour, following in the footsteps of the famous Empress Elisabeth - 'Sisi' of Austria. You will start the walk with a visit to the Imperial Crypt, the burial place of the Habsburgs, where Empress Elizabeth - 'Sisi' of Austria. End the tour with a private horse-carriage ride which takes you around the famous Ringstrasse for about 40 minutes.

Accommodation: Best Western Premier Kaiserhof (4*)
Horse Carriage Ride
Horse Carriage Ride

Day 7: Vienna

Enjoy a full day excursion that will show you the beauty of the Wachau. Through this romantic scenery full of history and legends the Danube winds its way past charming old village's steep vineyards and castles. During a romantic boat-trip the history comes alive. The heart of the Wachau is the old vine-merchant's town Krems. Also visit Melk, the "Cradle of Austria", the magnificent Benedictine Abbey, a pearl of the Austrian Baroque. You may bring your own lunch or take the opportunity to try the cuisine at the local Abbey restaurant in Melk. The tour finishes at the Opera House in Vienna. Entrance fees to the Melk Monastery, boat ride, are  included, as well as lunch in the Winter season.

Accommodation: Best Western Premier Kaiserhof (4*)
Danube Valley
Danube Valley

Day 8: Vienna - Prague

A transfer between the train station and your hotel with a private vehicle and driver is provided.

Enjoy a transfer by train from Vienna to Prague.

A transfer between the train station and your hotel or city with a private vehicle and driver is provided. For your added comfort, your English speaking assistant will help you to check in and walk you through the welcome package documents.

A welcome package with  a city map, train tickets (if relevant), and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.

Accommodation: Barceló Old Town (4*)

Barceló Old Town is in the historic centre of Prague, next to the famous Powder Tower. It is situated on the city’s main tourist street, which links two large squares: the Old Town Square and the Republic Square. The National Theatre is just a 10 minute walk away and while a 15 minute stroll will bring you down to Hradcany Castle. The hotel's decoration is the perfect combination of both modernity and history in each of its elegant and spacious rooms.

Prague
Prague
Barceló Old Town
Barceló Old Town

Day 9: Prague

Enjoy a full day city tour with your private guide and driver to the State Opera, the National Museum, Wenceslas Square, and Charles Square. Visit and walk around the Castle courtyards and see St. Vitus Cathedral. Continue along the Vltava to the Old Town, St. Nicholas Church, the Týn Cathedral and the Old Town Hall with its astronomical clock and apostles. Walk from the Powder Tower along the Royal Route to the Old Town Square, along Karlova Street to Charles Bridge and enjoy the view of Prague Castle. Your tour ends at Mala Strana (the Lesser Town).

Accommodation: Barceló Old Town (4*)
Old Town Square
Old Town Square

Day 10: Prague

A transfer between the airport and the city or your hotel with a private vehicle and driver is provided.

Accommodation:
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
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Trip Terms & Conditions

  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
  • Cancellations of confirmed bookings 90 days or more prior to departure will receive full refund minus a $350 (per person) administrative fee and any non-refundable paid fees (e.g. non-refundable airfare, cruise or hotel deposits). 60-89 days will be subject to loss of 30% of program price. 30-59 days will be subject to loss of 50% of program price. 29 days or less will be subject to loss of 100% of program price.
  • Tour quotes do not include airfare to/from the trip start point unless noted on the itinerary
  • Cost increases in currency exchange, government fees, taxes, surcharges or hotel/lodge tariff increases between quote date and start date are payable by the client.
  • Availability cannot be guaranteed until booked. We will exercise best efforts to book hotels per the itinerary, however, in busy seasons and with client bookings made within 90 days of tour date we may be forced to offer substitutes.
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  • Living Standards and practices at destination may differ from those in North America with respect to provisions of utilities, services and accommodation.

Continental Hotel Budapest (4*): Budapest

Continental Hotel Budapest is a green oasis for guests where the stress and the noise of the big city can be totally left behind the minute they enter the hotel, blending art nouveau, art deco and modern design. The hotel is built on the site of the former legendary Hungária Spa and the historical Continental Hotel in Budapest’s city centre. The nearby Jewish Quarter with its atmospheric streets, market and cultural legacy including Europe’s largest synagogue and the Jewish Museum, together with the area’s restaurants and retro bars evoke a special mood that cannot be experienced anywhere else in the world. The Hotel features a diverse range of rooms, the exceptional ARAZ Restaurant which offers a wide selection of dishes and the Spa which is one of the largest and one of the most state-of-the-art wellness and fitness centres among Budapest hotels.

Continental Hotel Budapest
Continental Hotel Budapest
Continental Hotel Budapest Lobby
Continental Hotel Budapest Lobby

Crowne Plaza (4*): Bratislava

Enjoy the clean lines and spaciousness of Crowne Plaza (4*) Bratislava. Bratislava Airport is 8km away and Vienna International Airport is 35 minutes away. You can arrive from Vienna along the River Danube, with boats taking 1 hour. Crowne Plaza Bratislava is opposite the President's grand residence on the edge of the city's pedestrianized area. Lose yourself among the Baroque colour, winsome squares, and cobbled lanes of the Old Town brought to life by burgeoning pavement cafes and charming street performers. Work out in the counter-current indoor pool and fitness centre, or book indulgent treatments in Zion Spa. Crowne Plaza Bratislava's dedicated front desk staff knows plenty of bike routes for you to explore the banks of the Danube River.

Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza
Crowne Plaza Lobby
Crowne Plaza Lobby

Best Western Premier Kaiserhof (4*): Vienna

The Best Western Premier Kaiserhof is centrally located on a quiet side street in the historic heart of Vienna. Here, you are only a short walk away from the Vienna State Opera, the Ringstraße, the Naschmarkt market, and the luxury shops of the Kärntner Straße and Ringstraßen Galerien mall. In their traditionally appointed rooms you will experience the historic feeling of imperial Vienna to the fullest. The Kaiserhof’s harmonious blend of tradition and modern comfort is accompanied by a fresh, vibrant styling, while everywhere you look, you will be reminded of Vienna’s glorious history. Have a classic Viennese breakfast of Kipferl and coffee, or choose from among numerous other delicacies. Guests of the Keiserhof’s may make use of their private wellness facilities, which include a fitness room, steam bath, sauna, and a solarium.

Best Western Premier Kaiserhof
Best Western Premier Kaiserhof
Best Western Premier Kaiserhof Lobby
Best Western Premier Kaiserhof Lobby

Barceló Old Town (4*): Prague

Barceló Old Town is in the historic centre of Prague, next to the famous Powder Tower. It is situated on the city’s main tourist street, which links two large squares: the Old Town Square and the Republic Square. The National Theatre is just a 10 minute walk away and while a 15 minute stroll will bring you down to Hradcany Castle. The hotel's decoration is the perfect combination of both modernity and history in each of its elegant and spacious rooms.

Barceló Old Town
Barceló Old Town
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
We can customize this private tour just for you. Any element can be tailored – activities, length, hotels and destinations.
Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.
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    Thank you very much for all of your efforts. We had a wonderful trip to France. This was our third trip with Kensington. Once again it was perfect. The guides, hotels, drivers, suggestions, everything was lovely. It was rewarding to be able to plan the trip together. Thank you for your flexibility and expertise.

  • William C. — May 19, 2016 — Europe

    We had a great time. Loved Amboise and Le Choisel and the chateau tour. Thanks

  • Betty H. — May 19, 2016 — Europe

    Once again Kensington did a magnificent job for us. They planned the tour around just what we wanted to see. The guides were very knowledgeable. The drivers were always on the dot and excellent as well.

  • Connie P. — May 19, 2016 — Europe

    The sunset cruise on the island of Santorini was fabulous!

  • Elijah S. — May 19, 2016 — Europe

    Once again, Kensington Tours did not disappoint. Our accommodations in Greece were marvelous, the private vehicles were comfortable, and the selected itineraries were well planned. What truly made our vacation memorable were the tour guides. Everyone was professional, courteous, friendly, and possessed an impressive knowledge of history and culture. Our guides added a new level of appreciation and depth to our travels through Greece. We're already planning a repeat visit. Highest possible recommendation and bravo!

  • Andrea H. — May 19, 2016 — Europe

    We really enjoyed our experience. Our guides were fantastic in each place we went and the hotels were also superb. Great experience.

  • Glen G. — May 19, 2016 — Europe

    Theresa planned a wonderful trip for us. The additional stopovers in Bratislava and Cesky Krumlov were fantastic. Guides were exceptional and really made the travel day worthwhile. All hotels were excellent. Well located within easy walking distance of prime city tourist areas, excellent breakfasts, very clean and comfortable. All of our guides were good - feel Monica in Vienna was exceptional - she really knew her stuff and was a wealth of knowledge.

  • Catherine B. — May 19, 2016 — Europe

    Andreia and Jose, our driver, were very professional. Andreia was knowledgeable, spoke very good English, and was very understanding and very helpful. Jose was an excellent driver. The car was very clean and very comfortable. We enjoyed and appreciated the personal attention and the tours provided at our own pace.

  • David J. — May 19, 2016 — Europe

    The hotels were 3 star and in the center of the most interesting parts of the cities - just as I prefer. Guide Ion Dima was 5 star and a pleasure to be touring with.

  • Connie S. — May 18, 2016 — Europe

    Both my guides were extraordinary in their knowledge, rapport and professionalism.

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Call us at 1 888 903-2001 or request a quote.

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